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JAMAPUNJI - Mock Trading Competition by SECP

Dear students,

We are pleased to share a Mock Trading Competition announced by SECP. This nation-wide inter-university mock trading competition would start on Monday, June 12, 2017 and will run until Tuesday, July 11, 2017 (4 weeks).

The online registration deadline for the competition is June 8th, 2017. The registration process for the competition can be viewed on SECP's portal at www.Jamapunji.pk.

For adjudging the results, variables such as closing cash balance, closing equity and portfolio shift etc. will be considered.

For the winners of the competition, SECP will conduct a prize distribution ceremony.

Interested students can register themselves on the portal and confirm the same to us at internationaloffice@iba.edu.pk latest by Wednesday, June 7, 2017.


Kind regards,
Shehreena

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Background:
As part of the Jamapunji Investor Education Campaign, the SECP organized a three-week long inter-university mock trading competition conducted from 2nd May 2017 till 23rd May 2017 (3 weeks) for the finance and management students of universities in Rawalpindi and Islamabad in spirit of the MoU signed between SECP and HEC.

Objective:
The objective of the competition was to help students understand the basic workings of the stock market and to provide them exposure of trading in the capital markets. The electronic mock trading competition provided participating students with hands-on trading experience using live feeds from the Pakistan Stock Exchange Ltd.

Details of Competition Held at Rawalpindi and Islamabad:
Over 450 students from universities including Fatima Jinnah Women University, SZABIST University, Hamdard University Islamabad, Bahria University Islamabad, International Islamic University Islamabad, NUML, University of Lahore Islamabad Campus and ICMAP's Islamabad Campus participated in the said competition.

Winners of the competition were announced by the SECP through Advertisements in the leading newspapers of national circulation. Cash prizes of Rs100,000, Rs75,000 and Rs50,000 were distributed to the first, second and third positon holders respectively. The first, second and third prizes were sponsored by Arif Habib Limited, Elixir Securities Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited and Top Line Securities Limited respectively.

Competition for Karachi Students:
Keeping in view the overwhelming response of the students and participant universities, the SECP has announced that the next nation-wide inter-university mock trading competition would start on 12th June, 2017 and will run until 11th July (4 weeks). The online registration deadline for the competition is June 8th, 2017. The registration process for the competition can be viewed on SECP's portal at Jamapunji.pk.

For adjudging the results, variables such as closing cash balance, closing equity and portfolio shift etc. will be considered.

For the winners of the competition, SECP will conduct a prize distribution ceremony.